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Eva and Lorella are SO NICE and welcoming. From luggage assistance to offering me caffe upon arrival and serving a delicious and reasonable dinner. I am so pleased I chose this hotel. Internet... more
Reviewed 26 July 2016
A great final meal in Italy
A party of six children and four adults spent a wonderful last evening in tuscany at this restaurant. The lady who served us, presumably one of the sisters, was superb. She took all of our orders... more
Luca runs a very clean, friendly, close to the "old town" property. Luca was helpful as soon as we arrived. After we checked in he explained the property then gave us maps with Volterra's points of... more
Reviewed 18 November 2017
Still the Best of the Best all over Italy
Luca and his wife continue to be the finest and friendliest of inn keepers. We returned this fall and it was stellar. Their breakfast is still the best. Fresh and new everyday, explained proudly by... more
The room was adequate, the bathroom not so much. No curtain for the shower, with water splashing all over. Insufficient light over the sink, particularly if you need to shave.
Interesting position... more
Reviewed 6 June 2016
Nice and cheap
I spent 3 nights there with my daughter , we just needed a place to spend the night since during the day we were out all the time exploring the surroundings .
The owner is very friendly , the... more
The view from our room was great and the hospitality perfect! Great location!
Volterra is a beautiful town and we didn't expect to find so much beauty! The hotel had a vintage style and it was very... more
Reviewed 12 September 2017
We came here for 3 days in September. Rooms were spacious and comfortable . Nice breakfast and nothing was too much trouble for the owner. Easy to get into town without the car and great to have... more
1 block outside walled city, on slope with views out over Tuscany. Lovely hotel, more modern villa, assume it was hunting lodge at some point. Easy walk uphill into walled town or drive to upper... more
Reviewed 9 August 2017
A Great Place to Stay
We stayed here in July. The breakfast was first rate with warm yummy pastries and cappuccino and about anything else you could want to eat or drink. It is just outside the old city walls, and a short... more
This hotel is very well situated, in Volterra centre and near the bus stop. However, the hotel is old and it is in need of some update. The rooms are very basic, and I would only recommend this hotel... more
Reviewed 18 October 2017
Bad choice, avoid it
Good location... Bad not helpfull reseptionist we found the hotel in a booking site, but we were around 50m from it and we didnt booked it from the site.It was 90 euros for 4 persons just for 1... more
This was our second stay in a year - we brought with us another couple this time. Our experience was just as good as the first - our hosts are very kind and accommodating - the rooms are clean and... more
Reviewed 3 November 2017
Best thing was the location. Right in the middle of town. Was a pleasant hotel, quite basic but clean and comfortable enough for a couple of nights stay. Breakfast typically Italian, wonderful... more
This is a good 3* hotel, situated about 500 m from the walled centre of Volterra. Most of the staff are very friendly, the room we had was clean and with adjustable air conditioning. Beds are of good... more
Reviewed 17 August 2016
Lovely small hotel with amazing breakfast!
We recently spent two weeks at the Antica Badia incorporating a trip to see Andrea Bocceli in Lajatico with a longer stay. Our room overlooked the pool at the back and the bathroom windows had a... more
Located just outside town, it is peaceful and very quiet at night.
Room was big and clean, breakfast buffet had a good variety of breads, meats, cheese, cereal, juice, etc.
Staff was very friendly... more
Reviewed 24 September 2016
Nice setting away from congestion
Pleasant stay. Located within a short walking distance from the Volterra. Restaurant was nice, had my first experience with wild boar and became hooked. The staff was very helpful and... more
We cannot recall how many times we have visited this excellent restaurant over the last 10 years but we have never been disappointed. The food is typical simple Tuscan food cooked perfectly and the... more
Reviewed 19 May 2017
wonderful family run hotel with excellent restaurant
This is a fabulous place to stay for Italian hospitality at its very best. It is loved near to Volterra and San Gimignano with of which are very well worth visiting. The main restaurant is... more
Stayed for one night last week. Location is beautiful - postcard Tuscan rolling hills. Sat outside for a pre-dinner with a fabulous local wine looking out at the sunset.
Great dinner in the... more
Reviewed 13 September 2017
Ok let me start by saying my title is my overall view of the hotel, WoW.
This isn't a Ritz-Carlton in the countryside of Italy but my goodness was it just a really cool authentic place.
Let's hit... more
If you are stay for more than a few days do not opt for a standard room they are a little basic. The pool area is lovely. Breakfast is excellent if booking with Expedia be aware we booked B&B they... more
Reviewed 30 October 2016
I need to confess I booked this hotel by mistake. Visiting San Gimigniano I was looking for a place with parking. I found this place but not noted that was in Castel San Gimigniano that is 12 kms... more
At "Il Borgo" I found what I was looking for : relax, peace , good food in a typical tuscan landscape.
il Borgo is close to the coast and beaches ( 5/10 minutes drive downhill ) but far enough to be... more
Reviewed 4 August 2012
clean and friendly in beautiful area
We stayed a week in a big bungalow in Il Borgo and had a very fine holiday. The bungalow was clean, spacious and fully equipped. The quality of the furniture etc. was average (beds were oke) to good... more
We stayed in La Pergola for a week the beginning of October 2008. We had a hard time finding the place. Our travel agent's directions were just poor. Telephone numbers of the hotel we were supposed... more
Reviewed 25 September 2017
Un retour dans le temps dans un site incroyablement beau
The family running the hotel was kind, but that is just not enough. The hotel owner could not speak English, French or German (we've tried basically everything). Luckily, I had been in Italy a few... more
We were recommended this hotel as a base for our tour of this part of Tuscany but when I read some of the reviews I was unsure if we had chosen the right hotel.
Having been I cannot understand how... more
Reviewed 17 July 2016
Bad service and treat
Staff s not there upon arrival, they do not answer the phone and so in our case we had to look for another place after 3 hours wait. They never refunded the money and the staff behave horribly when... more
Great stay with friends for a vacation in Tuscany!
We booked Borgo Al Cerro after looking around to a few hotels & air b & bs in Tuscany. We had a group of 8 of us so we needed a place where we could all stay together. Borgo Al Cerro had it all... more
Reviewed 6 October 2016
Lovely peaceful holiday
We took our 2 year old son on his first foreign holiday and stayed for a week at Borgo al Cerro. It is not luxurious, but that suited us fine as there was less to worry about in terms of letting our... more
This hotel closes from 9th October for six months. A great pity for all those who enjoy clean comfortable rooms, friendly staff , fabulous décor ,fabulous swimming pool and possibly the most... more
Reviewed 26 September 2017
Beautiful location - welcoming hotel
The arrival was welcoming and advice given about the area and help with cases to our room. Our room was excellent with large bathroom and walk in shower and private patio with countryside views... more
I chose to stay at Borgo Villino because it was one of the cheaper apartments in the Tuscany region when I researched online. The 2 person apartment we were given was more than adequate for 2 people... more
Reviewed 26 September 2011
Brilliant place, great host!
We booked Borgo Il Villiano well in advanced for 3 nights as we were going to attend a wedding in Casole d'Elsa. On our way there we got lost and so we called the host, Francesco, from Colle di val... more
We stayed there for about 2 weeks while exploring the region.
It's difficult to find the right road to Castellina which was really annoying at first, but the hotel amenities were good enough for a... more
Reviewed 20 May 2013
Such a wonderful retreat!
We had a fabulous stay here, wish it was for more than just one night on our journey through Tuscany. Well kept, beautifully and thoughtfully decorated and such a peaceful quiet area. Birds, flowers... more
Found this gem thanks to 'Il Colombaio' family.. we were desperately looking for a room during an Italian 'Bank Holiday' weekend, at first it seemed a last minute choice... but we found an amazing... more
Reviewed 4 June 2017
Great location, good value
We spent one night in this family owned hotel while traveling by car in Tuscany. Da Graziano is located only five minutes on foot from San Gimignano's historical center. Around the hotel there are... more
The hotel is located in the entrance of San Gimignano, for those that come by car it's perfect cause the hotel has its own parking. Walking distance to the center is around 15 min, if it's too warm... more
Reviewed 20 June 2017
Friendly, Scenic and Good Value
For the money you pay you are treated to incredibly scenic views over southern Tuscany and excellent Italian hospitality. The staff are helpful and will make you stay comfortably and welcoming... more
Stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. We used it as a base for exploring Tuscany.
As a Base: the hotel is conveniently located between Florence and Siena. That means within an hour drive you are in... more
Reviewed 14 June 2017
Helpful hotel, with beautiful views, great location and a greatly appreciated pool!
This hotel is wonderful, with beautiful grounds including a hammock, a pool and sunbeds. There is ample car parking in the shade. A two night stay cost us 218 euros. The double room was large and bed... more
We were placed in a room with terrace which was shared with two other rooms. Gave us an opportunity to meet some fellow travelers from different parts of the world and some amazing post card views... more
Reviewed 24 September 2017
Great location. Wonderful views
We had rooms 1 & 6 which were next to each other and shared a large balcony with amazing views over the Tuscan countryside which we loved. (the balcony is also shared with one other room )
The rooms... more
An off season visit to San Gimignano is wonderful. No crowds, no waiting, great for photos. This hotel is located within the walls of the town. It is easy walking to everthing, parking, towers, the... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful room, friendly service, a little challenging to drive to the front of the hotel to unload bags but the front desk helped me via phone. Cute Café a few steps from front of hotel... more
Wonderful lodging in the historic centre of San Gimignano
Clean, bright well furnished rooms overlooking one of the historic city's principal squares.
Friendly multi-lingual staff.
Good breakfast. Cafe next door serves excelkent food.
An easy 10 minute... more
Reviewed 1 January 2018
Best option of San Gimignano
Although it's in the middle of historic center, you can arrive front of the hotel for luggages and then leave your car to the P2 parking area, Bagnaia. Room and breakfast was simple and bed wasn't... more
Lovely hotel and at a reasonable price. Located in the very centre of San Gimignano in the main and very picturesque piazza (note: there's no parking within the city wall, so you have to carry your... more
Reviewed 14 October 2017
September San Gimignano
We enjoyed our stay. Booked a room with a terrace, it was amazing. Had wine and cheese during afternoon enjoying the wonderful view. Great breakfast, lots of shops in town and wonderful... more
it is on the Via Francigena and we stopped for a coffee. We sat on a lovely terrace and had 2 excellent coffees. The 2 people that served us were very friendly and pleasant. It appeared to have nice... more
Reviewed 17 September 2017
Lovely but ...
We started our holiday here with 2 nights stay. The hotel itself is very nice, although it is rather remote.
Rooms are a good size, comfortable and clean. Breakfasts and evening meals are very nice... more
The nicest staff we met in Italy and the best restaurant we went to!
Not far from San Gimigiano, very nice and helpful staff, you feel like one of the family, brilliant restaurant which is part of the hotel, wine produced themselves and local delicious food! The only... more
Reviewed 12 August 2017
A perfect place to stay
We actually stayed at this delightful hotel a couple of years ago and I always felt bad cos I never did a review.
It is still fresh in my mind though, and it is still my favourite place!
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